People like you Cole-hearted self-centered And violently negligent Casing your darkness and destruction Into the warm open hearts Of people like me ©2017 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
On the cusp of your death I find a sense of peace and relief That I have crossed the finish line Done my part Given everything I have And that it is out of my hands entirely In the hands now Of Gd and your soul But I am also wracked with A quiet grief [...]
It started off With unkind voices And convoluted actions And I subsequently gravitated toward Unkind voices And convoluted actions Like Shabtai Tzvi Seeking to extract the Sparks of Light From within the Darkness Or more accurately in my case To cast the magic of Light upon the shadows Illuminate permeate the Darkness Excavate the broken [...]
I don’t believe in polar opposites A giver and a taker I believe in one for whom giving Is an inspiration An invitation To rise to the occasion And give back In a love frenzy Of self-care and care for each other No pre-constructed notions Of masculine and feminine But rather Just human Reaching seeking [...]
We each have Crafted cultivated sculpted Who we are individually We know and honor Our respective selves Intrinsically As part of that We give Joyfully What is best for you Is best for me Within that we know When to set self-care boundaries And maintain Our respective autonomy ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. [...]
I need someone Who cherishes me Makes me a priority Confides in me And pulls me closer When things get tougher Someone who had cast his lot with mine Like Ruth and Naomi In it together Inseparable My joy is his joy My sadness is his sadness And he is invested in my wellness As [...]
A life of pain The choice waking up each day To succumb Or overcome I choose to dance what I can To turn the journey into one of fun ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
Your love Turned out to be finite But my imagination Is infinite And in it Is the memory Of me twirling around To the River Song In the living room Happy so happy Your love pouring into me Holding me I felt so secure And lusciously alive A moment in time For my eternity ©2019 [...]
The night before I start dating again I take a moment to pause And remember The you I loved Who loved me back Healed me held me Ushered me to this new place In my journey ©2019 by Loolwa Khazzoom. All rights reserved. No portion of this article may be copied without author’s permission.
Your kindness is conditional Present when it is convenient When I fit into the scheme of things As you define them Without my participation Or taking me into consideration But you are cold callous and cruel When the tide changes Withdrawing your affection As the waters Recede from the shore Leaving me stranded On the [...]